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Obama Heads Into Talks With Mexico, Canada Amidst Political Limitations

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama heads into a summit with Mexican and Canadian leaders eager to engage on issues of trade and other neighbor...

Obama Meets North American Leaders In February

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will meet in Mexico next month with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (PAYN'-yuh ne...

Whistleblower or Traitor, Snowden Must Shut Up

William H. Harwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
William H. Harwood

Any defense of Snowden ended when he kept talking. And, as if hell-bent on crushing all hope of redemption, he keeps providing details.

New NSA Mexico Leaks Raise Questions on U.S. Security Programs

Laura Carlsen | Posted 12.22.2013 | Politics
Laura Carlsen

The latest analysis of Edward Snowden's leaked documents by the German magazine Der Spiegel is a bombshell for Mexico.

Mexico Demands Investigation Into U.S. Hacking Allegations

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- MEXICO CITY (AP) — A report citing documents from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says the U.S. gained access to the e...

More Disturbing NSA Spying Allegations Revealed

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

The National Security Agency hacked the email of former Mexican President Felipe Calderon, according to a report from Der Spiegel. The report, whi...

Molly O'Toole

Another Loser In Gun Reform's Failure: Mexico | Molly O'Toole | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

In the debate over reforming U.S. gun laws, opponents and supporters cite powerful statistics: 26 dead, 20 of them children, in the Sandy Hook Element...

Bush Reportedly Rejected Drone Request From Mexican President

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush rejected a request from former Mexican President Felipe Calderon to use armed drones to curb the growing influence of ...

Mexico's New Security Policy: The Smokescreen

Cory Siskind | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Cory Siskind

Peña Nieto's approach, when confronted with intractable problems, is to concentrate on making improvements where feasible and then to wait and see how the problems pan out. But when the smoke clears, investors, journalists, and policymakers may rediscover a grave problem still remains.

14 Killed In Clashes Between Mexico Police, Gunmen

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

MORELIA, Mexico -- At least 14 people died Wednesday in a series of clashes between gunmen and federal police in Michoacan state, a western area that ...

Bravery Tapes: Young Courage Amid Mexico's Violence

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Jens Erik Gould

Of all the horrors associated with a conflict that has killed tens of thousands of Mexicans, the country's children and adolescents are perhaps the greatest casualty.

Mexican Artist Turns Guns Into Musical Instruments

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 02.13.2013 | Weird News

MEXICO CITY -- The guns that have caused so many deaths in northern Mexico are now making music. Mechanical hammers ping against ammunition magazines...

Harvard Slammed For Giving Fellow Mexican Ex-President

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Harvard is taking flack for handing a fellowship to former Mexican President Felipe Calderón, who led an assault on organized crime that plunged his ...

Mexico-U.S.: A Shared Tragedy

Christophe Deloire | Posted 02.03.2013 | World
Christophe Deloire

The bloody toll of the Felipe Calderon's six-year presidency cemented Mexico's place among the most dangerous countries on the planet for journalists, with nearly 1,000 attacks on news media and their employees, and also for human rights campaigners and associated activists.

President Wants Mexico's Name Changed

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's president is making one last attempt to get the "United States" out of Mexico – at least as far as the country's na...

Time to End Impunity in Mexico

Frank Jannuzi | Posted 12.17.2012 | World
Frank Jannuzi

While the Mexican government claims credit for reducing the level of violence and restoring order to major cities, too often progress on one aspect of law and order -- drug cartels -- has come at the expense of another: the government's respect for basic human rights.

Mexican Druglord Nabbed By Police

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- A man believed to be the leader of the Gulf drug cartel, which controls some of the most valuable and violently contested smuggling rou...

Drug Kingpin Reportedly Captured In Mexico

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) - The Mexican Navy said on Wednesday it had captured one of Mexico's most wanted drug bosses, the head of the Gulf Ca...

Outgoing Mexican President Makes Final Remarks

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 11.03.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — As he nears the end of his six-year term, Mexican President Felipe Calderon leaves his country with a better-armored economy &ndas...

From Mexico City to Los Angeles: My Perspective on the Drug War

Rafael Fernández de Castro | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Rafael Fernández de Castro

Living in the U.S. has made me realize how far Mexicans are from winning the drug war. We can continue to fight the cartels but we will never be able to beat Uncle Sam's insatiable 23 million drug consumers.

We Are Here

Bárbara Arredondo | Posted 10.02.2012 | Impact
Bárbara Arredondo

Today, many more are expressing their need to help in any way possible to restore peace. The question is how? What can I do to help and where can I start? I understand that feeling. At 22, I deprived myself from sleep during six months, long before this war began.

Molly O'Toole

In Mexico Elections, PRI's Enrique Peña Nieto Declares Victory, But Analyses Vary | Molly O'Toole | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

Votes were cast Sunday in the election for the new president of Mexico, and Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate Enrique Peña Nieto decl...

Mexico President Says Successor Must Keep Up Drug War

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Five days before the vote to elect his successor, Mexico's President Felipe Calderon is urging the country's next leader not to abandon...

Oscar-Winning Director Blasts Mexican President

Posted 06.20.2012 | Latino Voices

While presenting his latest film “Savages” in Los Angeles last Friday, director Oliver Stone had some less-than-kind words to share about Mexican ...

Mexico Campaign Trail Gets Bloody

AP | MANUEL DE LA CRUZ | Posted 08.11.2012 | World

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico — A candidate for a state assembly seat was shot to death Monday in the Pacific coast state of Guerrero, and a supporte...